How to add OTP validation to FreeRadius
nowen at wikidsystems.com
Wed Apr 25 15:21:47 CEST 2007
On 4/24/07, Ouahiba MACHANI <ouahiba.machani at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have to find a solution that integrates the use of OTP (One Time Password
> ) as a second factor authentication in addition to the first factor
> authentication (witch is generally username and password) to an existing
> authentication System.
> This solution should be integrated easily to the existing authentication
> system regardless the protocol used for authentication (Rdius, Kerberos,
> Http, EAP, etc) and regardless the OS.
> My questions are:
> 1- What are the possibilities and the facilities offered by
> 2- I though about tow solutions :
> a- Developing a plug-in that could be integrated to the existing
> authentication system. This plug-in will interact with the OTP-Server for
> otp validation.
> b- Installing a radius server in front of the existing IT system. This
> server will be configured in a way it will redirect first factor
> authentication requests (exple : username/password) to the existing
> authentication system and the OTP second factor authentication to the OTP
> services Server hosted and give access to user only when this 2 factors are
> I have no idea about Radius. And these are general ideas and I want someone
> to tell me if these solutions are possible and how to proceed. Wats is best
> or better to do?
> Is there any other solution?
I don't think this is really a freeradius question. You need to
choose a two-factor authentication system that supports radius.
Luckily, most do.
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